Title Lead Practitioner
Closing date March 29, 2017. 12:00AM
Service area Criminal Justice
Location Glasgow City
Salary £18,434 – £20,667
Reference 218/17/06
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Job Information

Turning Point Scotland is a national social care charity providing services to people with addictions, learning disabilities, mental health issues, those in the criminal justice system and those who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless.


Turning Point Scotland 218




The 218 service is a criminal justice service for women who are involved within the criminal justice system. The service provides a residential service for a maximum of twelve women and a day service for a maximum of fifty women.


Within the service we offer a range of structured group work which provides the women with the opportunity to look at issues relating to their offending behaviour such as alcohol and drug addiction, issues of loss and trauma, family and relationship difficulties. We also provide one to one sessions with a key worker, confidence building group work and alternative therapies.


We work closely with the Glasgow judiciary, criminal justice social work teams, Cornton vale prison and other referring agencies.

You will work 12 hour shifts over 3 or 4 days on a rota basis.                   

To be the successful candidate you will be able to meet the essential criteria listed in the Person Specification.  Where you believe that you meet the desirable criteria listed you should try to demonstrate that on your Application Form.


In general terms you will recognise that people’s needs differ, so you’ll be comfortable tailoring your approach to a broad range of individuals, and you will know that a consistently excellent standard of care is key to providing the best support possible.  Primarily you’ll see our service users as ordinary people and be motivated by the desire to help them fulfil their full potential.


If you meet all the Essential Criteria listed in the Person Specification, please submit your application as follows;


An application pack is attached to the job pack provided above.  You can choose to download, complete and email to heatheralexander@turningpointscotland.com, or post to the address provided in purple on our covering letter.  Please note we will not confirm receipt of emailed or posted applications.  If you experience any difficulties please call 0141 331 6200. If you have a disability and it would be of assistance to you to have the Application Form and Information Pack in an alternative format, please contact the Service Administrator and we will do what we can to arrange this for you.


Please note the closing date for this post is:  29 March 2017.


Please note the closing date of the post you wish to apply for as late applications will not normally be progressed to the short listing stage.


We are intending to arrange interviews on 21st or 24th April 2017.


Thank you for your interest in applying for a post with Turning Point Scotland.

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